Senior Airport Operations Officer - Hervey Bay & Maryborough Airports Qld

Full Time
Listed on 6 February 2023

Senior Airport Operations Officer
Property and Commercial Services
Permanent Full Time
LGO Level 5 – $82,257 pa cash component plus superannuation
Hervey Bay 

At Fraser Coast Council our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our purpose of Building Better Communities Together.

Some information about our Council:

Council provides a safe, secure and supportive environment where employees are encouraged and supported to reach their full potential.

TRAITS is an acronym for the values we consider to be integral to the way we go about our work and serve our community. These values are Trust, Respect, Accountability, Initiative, Teamwork and Service.

Council recognises that it is important for employees to be satisfied in their roles, to balance work and life demands and to deliver quality services to the community. 

Some information about our Region:

If you’re tired of the City lifestyle and need a better work/life balance then the Fraser Coast is waiting for you!

Located 250kms north of Brisbane the Fraser Coast is a mix of stunning landscapes, islands, cities and towns.

From Fraser Island – the world’s largest sand island to the heritage streetscapes of Maryborough; from the rich farmlands of Tiaro, to the sheltered waters of Hervey Bay.

What our Council can offer you:

  • Relocation assistance
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements,
  • Up to 12% employer super contribution
  • Study assistance program
  • Reward and recognition
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Vaccinations
  • Paid Emergency Services leave 

What we are looking for: 

The role of Senior Airport Operations Officer is to ensure Council’s airports in Hervey Bay and Maryborough remain compliant with aviation security and safety legislation, regulations, standards and guidelines.  The successful applicant will be responsible for the drafting, review, updating and implementation of relevant airport documents, practices and procedures, as well as for the provision of high level technical advice to Councillors, management and relevant agencies.

The successful applicant must have had substantial experience overseeing the operations, budgeting and supervision of staff for a Security Controlled Airport and a sound understanding of Civil Aviation Safety Regulations affecting Aerodromes.

Please click here to view a full Position Description.

What you should have to apply:

  • Airport Reporting Officer qualifications
  • Air Radio Licence Certificate
  • Eligibility for ASIC clearance
  • Knowledge of legislation, regulations, standards and guidelines relating to Aerodrome operations
  • Proven ability to comprehend, interpret and apply legislation, regulations, standards and guidelines
  • Experience in overseeing (WSO) major works in an Airport environment
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in managing staff and contractors
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Queensland Class “C” drivers’ licence

What’s nice to have:

  • Tertiary qualifications (AQF Level 5 or above) in a relevant discipline

Applications close:

11pm Sunday, 12 February 2023

For further details please contact Janet Campbell, Executive Manager Property and Commercial Services on 0427 579 489 during business hours only.

Before starting your application:

Please ensure your cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and resume are complete in doc, docx or pdf format.  PDF format is preferred.

Please note that:
Council undertakes a range of checks and assessment methods to assist in selection, including proof of vaccination where relevant, criminal history checks, Licence checks, psychometric testing, functional capacity testing and competency based testing.

Fraser Coast Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Women, Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders, people with a disability, and members of racial, ethnic and ethno-religious minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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